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January - February 2020, Issue No. 74


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CONTENTS TOP FINE DINING 7

atelier Amaro

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Amber Room

69

AleGloria

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Belvedere

73

11 13 15 17 21 22 23 24 25 27 29 31 33 35 37 39 41 43 45 46 47 49 51 53 55 57 59 61 63 65

Modern Polish, Michelin Star Rated Fine Polish

Fine Classic Polish Creative Polish, International

Borpince Hungarian

Giovanni Rubino Italian

Trattoria da Antonio Sicilian, Italian

Fatto a mano Italian

San Lorenzo Italian

TOP MEDITERRANEAN, VEGETARIAN, VEGAN

Concept 13

Fine International

D. Pawelek Brasserie Warszawska

TOP ITALIAN

European

76

Le Cedre 61

Fine Meats, Steaks & Wine

77

Le Cedre 84

Breakfast, International, Wine

78

Wine and Fine Polish

79

Wine and Fine Polish

81

Grilled Meats & Wine

83

D. Pawelek Butchery and Wine D. Pawelek Rozbrat 20

D. Pawelek Kieliszki na Próżnej D. Pawelek Kieliszki na Hożej D. Pawelek Koneser Grill Halka Polish

Fine Lebanese

Le Cedre Lounge

Lounge, Mediterranean, Lebanese

Lokanta

Fine Turkish

Maho

Turkish, Mediterranean

Shuk Mezze & Bar

Fine Vegetarian-Middle Eastern, Mediterranean

TOP WORLD & ASIAN

Hoża

Fine Steaks, Meat, and Wine

Kanapa

Fine Lebanese

New Modern Ukrainian

86

Bombaj Masala Centrum

Polish

87

Bombaj Masala Mokotów

Kuchnia Warszawska L’Arc

Internatioanal, French, Seafood

La Brasserie Moderne International, French, Polish

Merliniego International

N°31 by Robert Sowa Modern Polish

89 91 93 94

Fine Contemporary Indian Fine Contemporary Indian

La Vietnamita Fine Vietnamese

Pańska 85 Fine Chinese

Sakana Japanese

Silk & Spicy

Nolita

Japanese and Thai

Signature

TOP CASUAL

Fine Dining

Modern Creative Cuisine

Mood

97

Polot

Pam Pam

98

Polka

Smaki Warszawy

99

International, Pan-European European, International Modern Polish, European, Cafe

Stary Dom

101

Strefa

103

Polish

International

Szóstka

International

Modern Polish Polish

The Spot Restaurant & Bar International

Trylogia

Polish, international

WuWu Bistro & Vodka Bar Polish, Vodka Bar

TOP CAFES

Świętoszek Tartuffe Polish, Fusion

107

Cukiernia Stary Dom

Polish

109

Miau Grau

U Fukiera

Warszawska

Modern Polish, International

Zoni

Modern Polish, International

Pastries, Cakes, Cafe

Breakfast, Cafe, & Cats to Play With!


TOP SHOPS & DESIGN

TOP EVENINGS 113

Fiesta Latina

149

Find-Design

115

Panorama Sky Bar

151

Vitkac

117

Latin Music & Dance Venue Fine Cocktails and Food

SEN

Outstanding Evenings

DINING OUT OF WARSAW Modern Polish

154

Embassy International School

International, Steaks, Seafood, Deli

155

Warsaw Montessori Family

Coctail Bar & Night Club

157

International American School

Music & Venue, Club, Events

159

Monnet International School

122

Cargo: Krakow

125

Scena54: Krakow Sassy: Gdańsk

Słony Spichlerz: Gdańsk Restaurants Marketplace

TOP STAYS 129

Bachleda Luxury Hotel: Krakow

130

Donimirski Hotels: Krakow

131

Dobry Hotel Group

132

Gubałówka Residence: Zakopane

133

H15 Boutique Hotel: Warsaw

134

Hotel Indigo Krakow - Old Town

135

Hotel Indigo Warszawa - Nowy Świat

136

Radisson Collection: Warsaw

137

SixtySix Hotel: Warsaw

139

Hotel Warszawa

TOP BEAUTY & HEALTH 140

Spiękniej

142

Ambroziak Clinic Dermatology

143 144 145

TOP SCHOOLS British Primary School

Art: Krakow

124

Top-End Shopping Center

152

121

123

Interior Design & Boutique

Hair, Beauty, Makeup Skin Clinic

Ambroziak Clinic Aesthetic Medicine

Elektoralna Dental Clinic

Villa Nova Dental Clinic


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TOP FINE DINING


Chef Wojciech Modest Amaro photo by Jacek Poremba


atelier AMARO

photo by Jacek Szymański

Chef Wojciech Modest Amaro has done Poland proud receiving the nation’s first-ever Michelin Star in 2012. This top recognition is applause for his Nature Calendar, a unique approach that meshes acutely with each of the year’s 52 weeks. These, as Nature’s distinct episodes, are used by him to produce symphonic points of flavors. “Moments” is how he titles it— lunch comprises of 3 or 5 Moments, while more elaborate evenings consist of 6 or 9. “The ambassadorship of Polish cuisine is inscribed in this atelier’s essence” says Amaro, having garnered worldwide praise over the years. Polish liqueurs, vodkas, and mead, and of course a brilliant selection of wines, all meld with perfected service to bestow a magical experience. Designed by Agnieszka Amaro, the prestigious CovetED Magazine has included atelier Amaro to be amongst the most beautiful restaurants in the world. A destination well worth its own special trip!

photo by Jacek Szymański

atelier AMARO Pl. Trzech Krzyży 10/14, Warsaw phone: +48 792 222 211 www.atelieramaro.pl

FINE TOP Warsaw DINING

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AMBER ROOM

Amber Room, located within the historic Sobański Palace on Ujazdowskie Avenue, is an architectural and culinary gem that defines class. This landmark restaurant known for its elegance and sophistication serves an exquisite à la carte menu comprising modern European combined with Polish elements. The menu always reflects what’s best from the season. This fall-winter, Chef Kamil Rzechowicz’s updated card includes a tasting menu, as well as items such as the cream of charred celery soup; scallops with cauliflower and broccoli purée; the saddle of venison with Jerusalem artichoke; and for dessert, the dark chocolate sphere! And of course, carefully selected wines wondrously enhance the culinary experience. Recommended by the Michelin Guide 2019 with four couverts, Amber Room received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2019, and has been selected to be part of the prestigious La Liste!

AMBER ROOM Aleje Ujazdowskie 13, Warsaw phone: +48 600 800 999 www.amberroom.pl

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ALEGLORIA

If one was ever in the need to suffuse romance into life, a visit to AleGloria would be very much in order! The bright interiors are the tasteful amalgamation of cream and strawberry, candle light, polished wood, and gleaming white laced table linen embellished with flowers. Famous restaurateur Magda Gessler is at the helm having taken traditional Polish cuisine to new dimensions; her insights, her creativity, her culinary design, have all made this place one of a kind. Polish goose is a delicacy and Ms. Gessler specializes in dishes made with this healthy, delicious meat: the confit of goose leg with cherry and horseradish sauce; or goose stuffed with dried apricots and walnuts, are examples. With a vast selection of wine from its cellars, and an extensive selection of drinks, AleGloria is indeed Polish hospitality at its modern-day finest. A class experience in a monumental setting!

Celebrity Chef & Restaurateur Magda Gessler

ALEGLORIA Plac Trzech KrzyĹźy 3, Warsaw phone: +48 22 584 70 80 www.alegloria.pl

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BELVEDERE

The elegant Restaurant Belvedere is considered to be a remarkable culinary spot in Warsaw. Its 150 year old architecture combines wondrously with interiors designed by Boris Kudlicka. Comprising the orangery of the Royal Lazienki Park, Belvedere’s gastronomic credentials are underscored by awardwinning Chef Sebastian Olma who brings his experience with Gordon Ramsey and Tom Aikens in the UK. His interpretations combine the best of traditional Polish with modern culinary art, and emphasize sophisticated presentation. Wine pairings by sommeliers Piotr Zieliński and Tomasz Marczak include selections from top Polish vineyards. Valued by those who know Belvedere for the culinary summit that it is, it is no surprise that Michelin has designated it as a 3 Fork & Spoon over the last many years. Corporate events for up to 300 guests can be organized here as well. A class act on all fronts!

Chef Sebastian Olma

BELVEDERE Agrykoli 1, Warsaw phone: +48 22 55 86 701 +48 606 102 002 rezerwacja@belvedere.com.pl www.belvedere.com.pl

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American Chamber of Commerce in Poland SINCE 1990

� PIONEERS OF INVESTMENT IN POLAND � CREATING JOBS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH � LEADERS OF INNOVATION � SETTING BUSINESS STANDARDS � BRIDGING USA TO POLAND

American Chamber of Commerce in Poland ul. Twarda 18, Warszawa Tel: +48 22 520 5999, office@amcham.pl

www.amcham.pl


NAZWA 99 NAZWA RESTAURANT BEEF RESTAURACJI RESTAURACJI N’BORPINCE PEPPER & BAR

Borpince, a Hungarian-inspired restaurant and wine cellar, is located in the heart of Warsaw. Owner and manager Beata TrónNowak’s Hungarian background makes this place an enclave of authenticity. This is evident as one descends the stairs into the bricks-and-arches basement, home to a selection of over a hundred stellar wines from top Hungarian wine producers. The menu is dynamic and seasonal, made with traditional recipes with many of the ingredients imported directly; the result is original flavors served with a modern bent. The goulash soup; the halaszle, a spicy river fish soup; the traditional pörkölt, a stew with boneless meat and vegetables; and pork mangalica with chestnut puree, are all outstanding. For dessert the Gundel pancake, made with ground walnuts, and served flambéed in a dark chocolate sauce, is an apt high-point to perfect dining!

BORPINCE Zgoda 1, Warsaw phone: +48 22 828 22 44 www.borpince.pl info@borpince.pl

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NAZWA RESTAURACJI

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CONCEPT 13

Concept 13, located within VITKAC, the splendidly designed new shopping complex in Warsaw’s center is doing as much for culinary contentment as the entire premises is contributing to the world of fashion and style. The interior with dark gloss combined with rawness of wood defines its cutting-edge modern intention, and reflects on the culinary direction of the place—a modern international menu suffused with elements of tradition that makes the gastronomic idea well rounded and complete. With an open kitchen at its core, Concept 13 inspires with preparations such as the teppanyaki— a great form of Kitchen Theater, and an outstanding selection of other inspiring dishes. All this may be accompanied by a selection from an extensive wine list. Concept13 is indeed that special culinary idea which was once only imagined, and now has actually come to be!

CONCEPT 13 Bracka 9, Warsaw phone: +48 22 310 73 73 www.vitkac.com

FINE TOP Warsaw DINING

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DANIEL PAWELEK RESTAURANTS

Acclaimed Warsaw restaurateur Daniel Pawełek is the creator of 6 highly successful restaurants in Warsaw; Brasserie Warszawska, Butchery & Wine, Rozbrat 20, Kieliszki na Próżnej, Kieliszki na Hożej, and Koneser Grill.


DANIEL PAWELEK RESTAURANTS Iwan Skolyk Brasserie Warszawska

Bartłomiej Trojanowski Kieliszki na Próżnej

Marek Burakowski Butchery & Wine

Bartek Szymczak Rozbrat 20

Grzegorz Zięba Kieliszki na Hożej


D. PAWELEK BRASSERIE WARSZAWSKA

The word brasserie implies a relaxed, upscale setting, professional service, white linen, a simple yet comprehensive menu. Brasserie Warszawska is of course more than that, and is reflective of the combined traditions of Warsaw and Paris, suffused perhaps with elements of the new European modernity. The dishes on the menu, such as the beef fillet with dauphine potatoes and spinach, emphasize simplicity; yet simultaneously reinforce the focus on quality of ingredients, methods of preparation, elegance of appearance, and heavenly flavors. The staff here is passionate about what they do; there is an implied guarantee of service and genuine hospitality. The restaurant has an outstanding bar with original-design stools, champagne and fine cocktails; there is a private room ideal for groups of 12 to 24 guests as well. Brasserie Warszawska is surely an uptick on Warsaw’s culinary map!

BRASSERIE WARSZAWSKA Górnośląska 24, Warsaw phone: +48 22 628 94 23 rezerwacje@brasseriewarszawska.pl www.facebook.com/brasseriewarszawska www.brasseriewarszawska.pl

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BUTCHERY & WINE D. PAWELEK

BUTCHERY & WINE Żurawia 22, Warsaw phone: +48 22 502 31 18 www.butcheryandwine.pl

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Butchery & Wine, considered one of Warsaw’s top restaurants, owes its success to a strict philosophy that emphasizes where its ingredients— mostly beef, seafood, and wine-are sourced from. Its eminence is highlighted by the fact that over the last 7 years it has continuously been awarded with Michelin’s Bib Gourmand, which implies both stellar quality and good value. Owner Daniel Pawelek remains clear with his vision, that this be known as a place where guests can enjoy outstanding dining from a tothe-point menu without distractions that take away from the full experience. Items such as the roast bone marrow; seared scallops with ”boudin noir”; Bavette steak with shallots, are all outstanding, perhaps to be followed by the spiced pear and apple crumble with vanilla ice-cream for dessert. A comprehensive wine list and an informed service staff make Butchery & Wine a top selection!


D. PAWELEK ROZBRAT 20

Adrian Górniak

Rozbrat 20, with its modern Polish cuisine, is now widely considered to be a pillar of the contemporary fine dining trend. Its impressive culinary trajectory is the consequence of the energy and insights of two gastronomic visionaries owner Daniel Pawełek and Chef Bartosz Szymczak. Both of these individuals are driven professionals, inspiring each other to achieve the culinary heights so important for the both of them. Chef Bartosz’s emphasis is on being local, being seasonal, and above all being creative. The majority of the ingredients he uses are in fact sourced by him from local farmers within a radius of 50 km. around Warsaw and from personally known, reliable vendors. Rozbrat 20 is impressive indeed, serving within its relaxing and less formal atmosphere a modern Polish menu where the dishes are light, elegant, and full of flavor. A must-have dining experience in Warsaw!

Ewelina Brdak

Chef Bartosz Szymczak

ROZBRAT 20 Rozbrat 20, Warsaw phone: +48 22 416 62 66 www.rozbrat20.com.pl biuro@rozbrat20.com.pl

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KIELISZKI NA PROZNEJ D. PAWELEK

KIELISZKI NA PRÓŻNEJ Próżna 12, Warsaw phone: +48 501 764 674 www.kieliszkinaproznej.pl

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Daniel Pawelek, the talent behind stellar restaurants Butchery & Wine, Brasserie Warsaw, and Rozbrat 20, teamed up with Paul Demianiuk, one of the country’s finest sommeliers, to create Kieliszki na Próżnej. Located on Próżna, once the center of the Warsaw Ghetto, and now ironically Warsaw’s culinary cutting edge, Kieliszki is where wine plays first fiddle to what’s on one’s plate. The creative Polish menu here is traditional yet modernized and served with a “tapas attitude.” The creative fervor leads with an impressive wine portfolio from known producers, and whilst mainly from Europe the dominant source is the various wine regions in Italy. The main wall is adorned with a mural by Mariusz Tarkawian and is titled “Lexicon of 2015”---quite clearly a reflection of the fact that the vocabulary here is one of wine, and how it should converse with food. A remarkably refreshing place indeed!


D. PAWELEK KIELISZKI NA HOZEJ

Kieliszki na Hożej is a continuation of Daniel Pawelek’s collaborative effort with star Polish sommelier Paweł Demianiuk. Chef Grzegorz Zięba heads the kitchen with a classic approach that is artisanal in its ethos. He pays strong attention to the seasons and on local products, extracts as much flavor as possible so that the dishes “simply allow nature to flow through.” Grzegorz rediscovers forgotten culinary methods, flavors, and traditions, updating these with modern, sophisticated, and practical forms. His culinary inspirations include potato with mackerel stock, yolk and spring onion; Polish lamb with broad beans, chanterelles, young cabbage and gooseberry; and Sękacz, or the traditional spit cake with blueberries and pudding for dessert. There are over 250 wines by the glass; the Sommelier’s deep knowledge of what goes best with what transforms this into a memorable dining experience!

KIELISZKI NA HOŻEJ Hoża 41, Warsaw phone: +48 22 404 21 09 www.kieliszkinahozej.pl

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D. PAWELEK KONESER GRILL

When acclaimed restaurateur Daniel Pawelek embarks on the creation of a new venue, gastronomic excitement unfolds! So it is with Koneser Grill, his recently opened venue that is sure to elevate the culinary quotient of the entire Plac Koneser complex! Here, Daniel has brought his natural excellence in wine and meat into an intelligent juxtaposition, such that his audience will view Koneser Grill as novel. With an open kitchen format and an emphasis on barbecue and grill, he has transformed what folks are somewhat familiar with, into a highquality, wine-paired experience! With meats of course of the highest caliber, even the fire itself has become a central ingredient, fired with seasoned oak and alder wood, its unpredictability tamed to the right dance of smoke and flame to create ultimate perfection! Daniel’s motto, “love what you eat”, is indeed easy to do for all who dine here!

KONESER GRILL Ząbkowska 29, Warsaw phone: +48 798 185 692 www.konesergrill.pl

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HALKA

Dining at Restaurant Halka always leaves one with a cherished experience. Here, traditional Polish comprises the menu, yet a modern flair adds a contemporary feel. The emphasis on carefully sourced ingredients from trusted local suppliers ensures that dishes emerge just perfect-flavor-filled, always finished to the last bite. And even though generous portions are a hallmark of the place, one is left with a hankering for even more! A serious passion for authentic cooking and focused service has won Halka several accolades over the years; it has been listed among Poland’s 100 Best Restaurants, as well as won the Golden Fork awards and the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, over multiple years. The expansive restaurant spreads over two large rooms, a private room, a bar, and a flower-filled terrace, and yet feels intimate and cozy! Halka is indeed a must-have dining experience!

HALKA Puławska 43, Warsaw phone: +48 509 593 305 biuro@restauracjahalka.pl www.restauracjahalka.pl

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HOZA

HOZA opened in 2013, remains as one of the city’s top Argentinean steakhouses. Chefs Mateusz Regulski and Przemek Grzywacz are at the culinary helm here ensuring that the steaks and seafood dishes are truly special. Located in the city’s heart in a building from 1900 which miraculously survived the War, the ambience here is lifted by exposed brick walls, industrial period lamps, and matching artwork. The historical aspects of the city thus combine here with meaningful dining, the Argentinean thrust amplified with the sound of Latin jazz! The kitchen’s output is complemented by a collection of over 150 wine labels stocked in its cellar, and a collection of over 40 whiskeys. HOZA has a club room, a delightful private room for up to 10 guests, and a terrace in the inner courtyard. This is an outstanding venue where positive energy and professional service makes it all so delightful!

HOŻA Hoża 25 A, Warsaw phone: +48 515 037 001 www.hoza.warszawa.pl www.facebook.com/hoza25

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KANAPA

Kanapa, ensconced majestically in a grand, pre-war villa in Mokotów, has furthered immensely the image of contemporary Ukraine. This here is European dining at its finest, brought to life by an exhilirating menu and an inspired staff, mostly Ukrainian of course, that is so enthusiastic to share the best from their culture. Dmytro Borysov, Kiev’s ace restaurateur, has brought Kanapa to Warsaw to showcase his ‘New Ukrainian Cuisine’, wherein the best seasonal products are combined with innovative techniques to produce flavor-packed dishes that are a visual thrill to behold as well. Items such as the black dumplings; guinea fowl liver paté; mussels on the rocks; and oyster cream mousse, are simply outstanding; and each dish can be paired with the appropriate wine to enhance the experience. The candle on one’s table, made of fresh butter, lights a positive emotion within, another sure sign that Kanapa is the new star in Warsaw’s culinary firmament!

Dmytro Borysov, owner and brand chef of the Borisov Gastrofamily Group in Ukraine, which now includes KANAPA in Warsaw.

KANAPA Narbutta 10, Warsaw phone: +48 668 779 400 FB:kanapa/restauracja

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KUCHNIA WARSZAWSKA

Kuchnia Warszawska, offers the finest Polish culinary traditions in an atmosphere enhanced by its location in the Old Town Market Square. Here rediscovered traditional recipes blend with modern interpretation at the hands of a passionate and experienced kitchen team. “Varsovian” cuisine is influenced by various cultures and incorporates several culinary traditions -- from the tables of Polish aristocracy, from faraway lands, from Jewish merchants, and from the culinary ingenuity of poorer workers as well. This extraordinary range is apparent in dishes such as the trout marinated in vinegar; Żurek, or the rye soup with boiled egg and white sausage; the Bryzol or the fried beef served with baked potatoes and candied beetroot; and the simply delicious cheesecake with chocolate sauce for dessert. Kuchnia Warszawska, is indeed a truly wonderful dining experience!

KUCHNIA WARSZAWSKA Rynek Starego Miasta 21, Warsaw phone: +48 22 831 02 02 restauracja@kuchniawarszawska.com.pl www.kuchniawarszawska.com.pl

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• L’Arc imports its own seafood ensuring freshness and quality; • 3 tanks with lobster, crabs, and 6 types of oysters-the widest selection in Poland; • Champagne sold by the glass!


L’ARC

L’Arc, located conveniently close to the center of Warsaw, has achieved a reputation that solidifies its raisons d’être: these comprise transporting a piece of culinary France to Warsaw, to serve a creative menu with the finest seafood, to purvey great wine, and generally to make its guests very happy! Oysters and lobsters are kept in special tanks, awaiting to be served as fresh as they come on one’s order. Combining traditional French techniques with innovative ideas is indeed Chef Marcin Legat’s true passion; he has honed his skills over twenty years working in the finest restaurants. He secured a top position for L’Arc in the prestigious Wine & Food Noble Night competition, and subsequently a distinction by Gault & Millau. L’Arc’s elegant and cosy interior, fine service, and a wide array of wines and Champagne from the world’s best producers, ensures complete culinary joy!

L’ARC Puławska 16, Warsaw phone: +48 519 000 050 www.larc.pl

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Chef Maciej Majewski


LA BRASSERIE MODERNE

Located in the center of Warsaw, La Brasserie Moderne is well considered a culinary landmark. It is indeed a contemporary interpretation of a classic French brasserie, offering an enticingly rich menu based on the finest seasonal products. Chef Maciej Majewski’s culinary passion flows through in a menu which in essence is French with both a modern and a Polish twist. His culinary spectrum allows one to savor a refined palette of flavors, a resultant of the freshness of ingredients and creativity, served up in tempting, aromatic, delightful compositions. While the idea of this place may be based upon that a brasserie, the kitchen and its innovations are more in line with authored culinary creativity. With a wide selection of wines priced reasonably, and an interior designed by world-class architect Didier Gomez, this place is indeed a culinary standout in the city.

LA BRASSERIE MODERNE KrĂłlewska 11, Warsaw phone: +48 22 657 83 82 brasserie.moderne@sofitel.com www.facebook.com/brasserie.moderne http://instagram.com/brasseriemoderne

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MERLINIEGO

Restaurant Merliniego, a decade-old iconic venue in Warsaw, is indeed a culinary destination for connoisseurs and aficionados of steak, seafood and great wine! It offers a unique experience, a reflection of the vision of co-founder and owner Chef Bartłomiej Czerwiński. A graduate of the Paul Bocuse Institute, his emphasis on quality of ingredients, preferably sourced locally, lifts his menu notches above the rest. The restaurant’s specialty is the American Black Angus USDA Prime Beef steaks, selected by Ottomanelli & Sons in New York, as well as the highest quality Japanese beef Tajima-gyu: class 5, marbling 9+! Also on the menu there is a comparative selection of steaks from various top beef breeds. Besides à la carte, tasting menus in both meat and vegetarian versions are offered. Featured in the Michelin Guide, in TOP Warsaw, corporate groups as large as 50 are welcome!

MERLINIEGO Dominika Merliniego 5, Warsaw phone: +48 696 169 090 FB:Merliniego

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Renowned Master Chef Robert Sowa, the creative force behind N°31


N°31 by ROBERT SOWA

by Robert Sowa

Celebrity Chef Robert Sowa, winner of several awards over his long, illustrious career has furthered his top credentials with the opening of N°31 Restaurant & Bar, his new grand venue in the heart of Warsaw’s center. A place which is indeed the material condensation of his imagination, the menu is Polishbased with international influences at their very best, prepared with the finest products and techniques which even preserve the food’s nutritive elements. An open kitchen format emphasizes a personal touch for the guest, the passion evident in creations such as the foie gras with caramelized pear in a honey reduction with brioche and orange jam with anise; or the beef cheek with wild morel sauce, caramelized beetroot, and truffle puree. Besides culinary genius, the restaurant’s stellar wine selection, its elegantly stunning interiors, all make Robert Sowa’s N°31 a true culinary standout!

N°31 BY ROBERT SOWA Nowogrodzka 31, Warsaw phone: +48 600 861 961 www.n31restaurant.pl kontakt@n31restaurant.pl

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Chef Jacek Grochowina


NOLITA

Star Chef Jacek Grochowina has named his culinary venture Nolita based on Manhattan’s inspiring neighborhood where traditions and modernity have come together to make it the new epicenter of culinary landmarks. So is it with Warsaw’s Nolita, a culinary juggernaut in the making with Grochowina commanding the kitchen’s course. Having worked at the Ritz in London, this internationally awarded chef has, in the opening of this Warsaw culinary hotspot, decided to carve out his own amazing niche. What one finds in this new, modern setting, is a menu that surpasses with creativity, which makes fine dining, much higher than merely fine! Examples that define the culinary genius one is apt to find here include Black Angus with carrot, tomato, cucumber; wild Sea Bass with prawns herbs; grilled octopus, with teriyaki, wasabi; and the tuna tartare with kohlrabi and yuzu. Simply outstanding!

NOLITA Wilcza 46, Warsaw phone: +48 22 292 04 24 www.nolita.pl rezerwacja@nolita.pl

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SIGNATURE

SIGNATURE Poznańska 15, Warsaw phone: +48 22 553 87 55 www. signaturerestaurant.pl info@signaturerestaurant.pl

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Signature Restaurant, located within the H15 Boutique hotel, has achieved multiple awards; two “spoon and fork” by Michelin; 2 toques by Gault Millau; Forbes; and recently the award by the Polish Academy of Gastronomy, and the audience award at the Wine & Food Noble Night competition. Executive Chef Wojciech Kilian’s modern creations emphasize Polish accents, eco-crops, and seasonal products. This was once the Soviet embassy, today the restored sickles and hammer combine with modern design. Restored 1950’s Oswald chairs, genuine Serge Mueller and Tom Dixon lighting, as well as French hand-painted wallpapers with floral motifs, are the interior’s highlights. Events held in conjunction with celebrities (such as Borys Szyc, Małgosia Socha, Anita Sokołowska, Anita Lipnicka and Marek Gray to name a few), result in “autographed” signature dishes. Indeed, one of Warsaw’s top culinary venues!


MOOD

The name, Mood, aptly conveys the vision of this restaurant’s creators-- to transport every guest that dines here into a joyous state of mind! Nowy Świat, which is where Mood is located, was once Warsaw’s old Royal Route, and considered today to be the city’s principal street. Restaurants and cafes abound, most are tourist traps and none excel from a culinary standpoint. Yet, Mood stands heads apart, towering above most with a serious approach to modern cuisine. Recommended by Gault Millau, Chef Marcin Przytuła’s inspired menu is based on high-quality, Slow Food products and is replete with unique flavors and original creations. Enriching the overall dining experience are careful drink pairings advised on by the sommelier. Mood’s bar makes it a perfect pre- or post-dinner meeting place as well. An outstanding choice, especially if a visit to Nowy Świat is on the agenda!

MOOD Nowy Świat 66, Warsaw phone: +48 22 418 57 55 mood@mood-restaurant.com www. mood-restaurant.com

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PAM PAM

Owner Paulina Piliszek with Chef Pawel Rumowski

Located in the center of Warsaw, recently opened PamPam brings the culinary genius of Chef Pawel Rumowski together with the experience of a committed restaurant team as a winning recipe for success. Pawel has won several culinary awards and his belief that “cooking must be approached with love or not be approached at all” conveys this focus on excellence. His authored menus offer sophisticated culinary creativity with an underlying panEuropean definition. His dishes emphasize simplicity, freshness, and seasonality-dishes such as the veal dumplings with spinach and confit onions; or the duck breast with yellow beet, pumpkin puree, and buckwheat groats bear testimony to his superb talents. PamPam’s culinary credentials, its quiet elegance, and a staff that is well informed and eager to please will ensure that this place climbs to the top rungs of fine dining in the city!

PAM PAM Emilii Plater 9/11, Warsaw phone: +48 22 629 29 29 www.pampam.com.pl

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SMAKI WARSZAWY

Smaki Warszawy, located in the city center, translates to “Flavors of Warsaw.” The name however implies much more; it aims to connect to a pre-war Warsaw where different ethnicities contributed to the culinary richness of the city. Today, as a metaphor to that ideal, Smaki Warszawy fuses a contemporary Polish and European restaurant with a café and patisserie that makes cakes, desserts, and ice-cream the old fashioned way; with butter, cream, and true, natural ingredients. The kitchen’s creative team emphasizes the use of seasonal local products; dishes such as the herring with beetroot leaves, compressed apple and rhubarb mousse; or chanterelles in a wine and butter emulsion, reflect that with their superb flavors. The stellar wine selection, as well as the café with its award-winning pastries adds an exclamation point to the overall experience, a sincere approach to dining that is so well delivered!

SMAKI WARSZAWY Żurawia 47/49, Warsaw phone: +48 22 826 59 58 restauracja@smakiwarszawy.pl www.smakiwarszawy.pl

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photo: Miśko Collective


STARY DOM

photo: Miśko Collective

Stary Dom, or the Old House is located in a premises which has been serving food for over 75 years. it harkens back to the finest traditions of Polish cuisine and this culture’s welcoming ways. Within its vast space, guests are waited upon by a well mannered staff with the friendliness and sophistication of old Europe. The interiors are a feast to the eyes with high ceilings, real wood paneling and furniture that straddles the rustic with the elegant. Many of the popular dishes are prepared in front of guests on movable trolleys such as the tartar meticulously chopped by the chef, and the flambéed Stroganoff. Other outstanding items include special pies with goose or duck; the herring with grated apple, chopped onion and pickles; and the honey glazed “golonka” or pork knuckle. Definitely a place to be to savor the best of traditional Polish cuisine!

photo: Miśko Collective

STARY DOM Puławska 104/106, Warsaw phone: +48 22 646 4208 info@starydom.info www.restauracjastarydom.pl

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STREFA

Restaurant Strefa, located on Prozna Street, has achieved star status within the culinary landscape of Warsaw. Chef Arkadiusz Płoński brings his experience from working at significant restaurants such as Jacob & Gabriel restaurant in Norway, as well as in Warsaw; he has received a Chef Hat from Gault & Millau. Furthermore, his team in the kitchen consists of other winners of prestigious culinary competitions, underscoring Strefa’s depth of talent. The menu here is inspired by traditional recipes melded with modernity and a Scandinavian approach; the focus is on the origin and quality of ingredients, and on the harmony of presentation. With varieties of fresh fish on the menu, dishes such as gravlax with shallots, chives, creme fraiche, and horseradish; or the sirloin steak with mashed potatoes, chestnuts, and seabuckthorn sauce, are evident of Strefa’s exceptional culinary excellence.

STREFA Próżna 9, Warsaw phone: +48 22 255 08 50 www. restauracjastrefa.pl

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SZOSTKA

Szóstka, the latest culinary venue to grace the city’s landscape, has recently opened its doors on the 6th floor of the landmark Hotel Warszawa. With an urban panorama unfolding below, this new space elevates culinary creativity, both literally as well as qualitatively, to new heights. Executive Chef Dariusz Barański’s team has given the large open kitchen a theatrical feel; the performance begins with dishes being prepared in front of guests, and ends surely on a high note with relish and appreciation! The menu emphasizes quality beef, and seasonal vegetables, prepared in ways that allow for the naturalness of all the ingredients to flow through. This is modern cooking at its finest, with an interpretation that casts the food beautifully with the soothing of sophisticated interiors. With a superlative wine collection, and a friendly and informed staff, this culinary venue is truly outstanding!

SZÓSTKA ­Plac Powstańców 9, Warsaw phone: +48 22 470 03 51 szostka@hotel.com.pl

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SWIETOSZEK TARTUFFE

Newly re-opened Restaurant Świętoszek Tartuffe enjoys a historical connection to the Polish cultural scene; established in 1986 by the Theater Guild as a place where Polish performers once mingled. Today with Chef Stanisław Nowogródzki at the helm, it once again sits atop Warsaw’s culinary map. He brings his 30 year experience notably from the Marriott, a recipient of several awards and a judge of culinary contests; he blends his zeal for Polish cuisine with his own fusion of sublime flavors and aesthetics that are a joy to behold. The pork chop with boletus mushroom and thyme sauce, and the restaurant’s original-recipe Kajmak cake, comprises a memorable dining example. The connection to theater continues— renowned Polish stage designers Marcin and Mateusz Stajewski have indeed matched the interior here to the fine dining. A truly mesmerizing culinary experience!

Chef Stanisław Nowogródzki

ŚWIĘTOSZEK TARTUFFE Jezuicka 6/8, Warsaw phone: +48 730 013 312 www.swietoszek.pl

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U FUKIERA STREFA

U Fukiera, a townhouse restaurant in the Old Town’s Main Square has as its creator Magda Gessler, Poland’s top culinary celebrity and chef par excellence. Her signature is everywhere—in the flowerdecked interiors, in the rich blend of traditional furniture and colorful tapestry, and of course in the execution of the finest in Polish cuisine served with refined style and sophistication. Ms. Gessler’s vision, now over 28 years ago, was to create a special place to present to visitors from all over what Poland had to offer in terms of its remarkable culinary traditions. So much of what appears from the kitchen here is what Ms. Gessler learned from her grandmother, who was a treasure trove of authentic recipes! What adds immeasurably is the focus on quality of ingredients which are brought in fresh daily from the local markets. U Fukiera has indeed brought so much dining joy over the years to countless visiting dignitaries, celebrities, and guests, making it into an actual culinary institution!

U FUKIERA Rynek Starego Miasta 27, Warsaw phone: 22 831 & 10Bar 13 Strefa+48 Restaurant +48 600 999 933 Próżna 9, Warsaw www.ufukiera.pl phone: +48 22 255 08 50 fukier@ufukiera.pl www. restauracjastrefa.pl

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WARSZAWSKA STREFA

Restaurant Warszawska located within the Hotel Warszawa is designed to be a relaxing spot to meet with friends, colleagues, or clients. A large glass kitchen, as well as its expansive spaces are characteristics that make one recognize the “special-ness” of this place. Chef Dariusz Barański’s menu is based on Polish cuisine, and on local and seasonal products from trusted suppliers who provide high quality, healthful organic products, and guarantee freshness. Mangalica pork, bred specifically for the restaurant, is used for the meat dishes; the restaurant also matures its own cold cuts, and has a smokehouse and woodburning grill. Even the bread baked here is from organic grains--spelt, rye, or wheat-and the cheese varieties are made with traditional methods. Ice cream is made from milk with fat content over 4.5%, and fresh fruit and vegetable juices are always served during breakfast.

Strefa ­W Restaurant ARSZAWSKA & Bar Plac Powstańców Próżna 9, Warsaw phone: phone: +48 +48 22 22 255 470 08 03 50 42 warszawska@hotel.com.pl www. restauracjastrefa.pl

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STREFA ZONI

With the old vodka factory in Warsaw’s Praga now transformed into Plac Konesera, Restaurant ZONI is indeed the showcase of this metamorphosis. Designed by world-renowned architect Mirosław Nizio, it is shortlisted amongst the top 7 most beautiful restaurants by World Interior Awards (WIN) 2019; it has also won the first prize from European Property Awards. Encompassing the actual distillery, ZONI is expertly managed by Arkadiusz, with the kitchen led by multiple award-winning Chef Gniadek. Hailed as a “Young Talent” by Gault&Millau, his authored cuisine blends modern culinary trends with a passion for the highest quality ingredients. International and Polish influences combine in stunning amalgamations with opposing flavors creating their own harmony. All dishes are paired with the right vodka or wine, making dining here a memorable experience in a breathtaking environment!

Chef Michał Gniadek

Strefa Restaurant & ZONI Bar Plac Konesera Próżna 9, 1, Warsaw Warsaw phone: phone: +48 +48 22 22 255 355 08 30 50 01 www. restauracjastrefa.pl www.zoni.today

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GIOVANNI RUBINO

Owner Jan Smereczyński with Chef Piotr Rybicki

GIOVANNI RUBINO Krakowskie Przedmieście 37, Warsaw phone: +48 22 826 27 88 +48 602 831 811 www.giovanni.pl

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Located diagonally across from the Presidential Palace Giovanni Rubino has become an Italian institution in its own right. Having celebrated its 25th birthday in 2016, this outstanding place is where modern Mediterranean fare rooted in traditional Italian has been created by Chef Piotr Rybicki who has been at the helm of culinary affairs since it opened in 1991. This long unfaltering collaboration over the years between owner and chef has resulted in interesting variations such as Pizza Pizzaiolo with Parma ham and arugula, spaghetti with mussels, and the much-in-demand pork fillet with mushroom sauce. With a well-appointed bar which leads to a chic, semi-private chamber, great homemade desserts, a committed and friendly staff, and an endearing value-for-money ethos, Giovanni is where everyone wants to come back to over and over again! Jan Smereczyński invites!


TRATTORIA DA ANTONIO

Trattoria da Antonio has indeed been fondly labeled as “Little Sicily in the heart of Warsaw.” Besides its original location on Żurawia Street, it has now opened doors in a second location on Al. Jerozolimskie. The founder, Chef Antonio ardently maintains that “family is the most important!” Thus guests here become the family, cared for with outstandingly warm service and culinary masterpieces that simply delight. Authenticity is of supreme importance; many of the ingredients are actually flown in from different parts of Italy, as are the wines which are sourced from vineyards with centuries-old traditions. Trattoria da Antonio is a sensory delight—full of aromas, decor, homemade breads, fresh herbs, and wine! There is even a spot with toys and books for the youngest members of the family. Trattoria da Antonio indeed celebrates the joys of life, Sicilian style!

TRATTORIA DA ANTONIO Żurawia 18, Warsaw phone: +48 22 625 54 17 www.trattoriadaantonio.pl biuro@trattoriadaantonio.pl TRATTORIA DA ANTONIO DUE Aleje Jerozolimskie 119, Warsaw phone: +48 22 629 39 69 biuro@antoniojerozolimskie.pl TRATTORIA DA ANTONIO TRE Włodarzewska 79, Warsaw phone: + 48 725 755 755 biuro@antoniowlodarzewska.pl

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FATTO A MANO

Located in Warsaw’s Żoliborz, Fatto a Mano has created an aura that is a true reflection of its excellence. This enclave of authentic Italian takes pride in each aspect of its menu being “made by hand” which is also what its name translates to! Chef Filip Kosinia’s no-shortcuts menu emphasizes the seasons as well as the natural availability of ingredients. Beyond the outstanding homemade pasta and pizza, special mention must be made for the seafood and succulent meats, each dish matched with the fine selection of Italian wine brought in directly from familyowned vineyards. One may have a couple of glasses, store the rest of the bottle in the cellar for up to two weeks, and enjoy the rest on the next visit! Manager Małgorzata Węglarska and her staff welcome guests, including families with children, with a remarkable sense of hospitality that further sweetens the overall experience!

FATTO A MANO Ludwika Rydygiera 9, Warsaw phone: +48 739 22 01 82 www.restauracjafattoamano.pl kontakt@restauracjafattoamano.pl

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SAN LORENZO

Ristorante San Lorenzo, ever since opening its doors in 2000, has become the standard bearer of fine Tuscan cuisine in the city. Spread over two majestic floors with tables dressed in crisp white and frescoes adorning the walls, the image here conveys the place’s seriousness. Chef Luca Dolfi, a Tuscan native, has for over 15 years brought his creative experience to bear with remarkable consistency; this comes alive in a menu that is close to traditions, one that uses the finest ingredients, and which is then served with stateliness. The culinary celebration here is evident in items such as the salad with steamed shrimp and fresh arugula; the ravioli with sea bass stuffing; and the grilled Steak Florentine, served with baked potatoes, and flavored with rosemary. Outstanding desserts and an extensive wine list complete the equation, ensuring San Lorenzo’s place amongst the top in fine dining!

RISTORANTE SAN LORENZO Al. Jana Pawła II 36, Warsaw phone: +48 22 652 16 16 www.sanlorenzo.pl

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LE CEDRE 61

LE CEDRE 61 Aleje Solidarności 61, Warsaw phone: +48 22 670 11 66 www.lecedre.pl

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The salient fact about Lebanese cuisine is that it is truly Mediterranean, with an emphasis on preparation and on fresh ingredients. With a 20 year history, Le Cedre 61 is the only Lebanese restaurant of high repute in Warsaw. It offers a diversity of flavors--cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, and mint—through these one can actually get a sense of Lebanon’s fine culinary traditions. Indeed with its large collection of Lebanese wines, original interior design, a friendly service staff that imparts a sense of deep welcome and attention, and Arabic music in the background, Le Cedre offers a virtual excursion to the resort country of Lebanon! What matters here ultimately is that the food is absolutely top in its composition, immensely healthful and refreshing, and served in a traditional setting which completes this Lebanese experience.


LE CEDRE 84

Le Cedre 84 is the newer branch of its sister location, Le Cedre 61 which has been in operation since 20 years. Mediterranean cuisine delights and refreshes with its healthful ingredients, the menu here as well is replete with Lebanese classics such as the outstanding Kastaleta Ghanam, or the tender lamb chops grilled on charcoal; and an array of cold and warm appetizers or mezze. This fine dining venue is a favorite place for the city’s corporate bigwigs discussing business over lunch, or for dinner and partying together with family and friends! Lebanese cuisine is indeed a symbol of its people’s hospitality, a belief that nothing strengthens the human bond more than eating together. With Lebanese wines on the menu, ingredients flown in from Lebanon, Le Cedre 84 is a class act through and through. And a special mention must be made of the friendly service staff that imparts a sense of deep welcome to every guest!

LE CEDRE 84 Aleje Solidarności 84, Warsaw phone: +48 22 618 89 99 www.lecedre.pl

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LE CEDRE LOUNGE

LE CEDRE LOUNGE Grzybowska 5 A, Warsaw phone: +48 22 299 72 99 www.lecedre.pl

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Le Cedre’s fine reputation has now been expanded forth with a trendy lounge setting on Grzybowska Street in Warsaw’s center. This is a perfect venue for a relaxing time with friends or with that “special someone” around wonderful Lebanese cuisine and Mediterranean music! At Le Cedre Lounge, the bar menu is truly outstanding with refreshing cocktails and drinks that may accompany exquisite Lebanese mezzah or starters, also called mezze in Greece, or tapas in Spain. A great spot with authentically ornate décor, its spaciousness goes a long way in delivering a feeling of innate relaxation. Secial mention must be made of the friendly service staff that imparts a sense of deep welcome to every guest. This is a comprehensive eatery as well for meat and fish lovers, as well as for those who are vegetarian, or vegan, with something here for every palate!


LOKANTA

Lokanta Grill & Restaurant located in the center of Warsaw offers a serious approach to Turkish cuisine. It redefines what this wondrous cuisine is all about; much needed as an antidote to the corrupted view spread by the plethora of cheap kebab shops! The fragrance of fresh mint, oven baked breads, and the aromas wafting from the grill, are all pervasive in this warm and welcoming restaurant. A wide array of appetizers, meat and fish dishes, and crisp salads are served here; the Adana kebab made from finely minced lamb, delicately seasoned, then grilled on the skewer, is testimony to Lokanta’s emphasis on perfection. Excellent Turkish teas and classic desserts rich in pistachios and sesame are indeed attractions throughout the day. Perfect for dining with friends and colleagues, Lokanta is also a place where families with children are welcomed by a warm and friendly staff!

LOKANTA GRILL & RESTAURANT Nowogrodzka 47 A, Warsaw phone: +48 22 585 10 04 www.lokanta.pl TURKISH, MEDITERRANEAN

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MAHO

Maho is undoubtedly the one place in Warsaw where Turkish food is available in its higher, culinary form. This is a family restaurant, with its own fresh meat shop emphasizing its access and use of the finest quality meats and ingredients. Through its open kitchen, guests can observe the team’s dedication in preparing dishes true to Turkish cooking traditions; salads and appetizers, meats dishes from the grill or the oven, and special dishes for those with a vegetarian preference. Items such as the karnıyarık, or the fried eggplant with minced meat, onion, parsley, garlic and tomato; the kasarli köfte, grilled ground meat with kashar cheese; lahmacun, a type of Turkish “pizza”; and Turlu, the mixed vegetable stew, are all intensely flavorful. With spacious interiors, friendly service, a play zone for kids, abundant parking, Maho indeed offers wonderful hospitality!

MAHO Aleja Krakowska 240/242, Warsaw phone: +48 22 609 15 48 www.maho.com.pl TURKISH, MEDITERRANEAN

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SHUK

The founders of Shuk have quite literally transported the feel of Jerusalem’s Shuk –the iconic Mahane Yehuda Market—to Warsaw. The bustle, the culinary richness of the East Mediterranean is evident in this expansive space, the ornateness of the condiments on the shelves, colorful vegetables on the counter, and the wellstocked bar adding to the visual backdrop to a stunning vegetarian and vegan menu. Dishes here encompass influences from Tunisia, Greece, and Turkey to Lebanon and Israel; here hummus is married to beetroot, and the baba ghanoush reflects a subtle perfection not found elsewhere. The vast array of appetizing mezze, or main dishes such as the moussaka and the varied shaksuka are all intensely flavorful and rejuvenating. During the evening hours the bar takes on a quiet dominance, with an intelligent crowd that knows the uniqueness of this place. Truly a class apart!

SHUK MEZZE & BAR Grójecka 107, Warsaw phone: +48 22 415 25 45 VEGETARIAN, VEGAN TOP CASUAL

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BOMBAJ MASALA CENTRUM

BOMBAJ MASALA CENTRUM Al.Jana Pawła II 23, Warsaw phone: +48 606 688 777 +48 22 653 96 00 www.bombajmasala.pl/centrum/ restauracja@bombajmasala.pl

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Bombaj Masala, located in the center on Jana Pawla has proudly lifted the stature of Warsaw’s Indian dining for locals as well as for those who have converged from all parts; their love for Indian food being a common thread that is tied here at a world-class level. With a spacious, elegant interior, its decor is closer to western sensibilities, reflective of cosmopolitan dining trends in Indian cities today. Besides the stunning physicality, the emotional high-points are achieved with what emanates from the kitchen. A team of Indian chefs, born and raised in various parts of India, pour their skills into each of the creations, all of which delight tremendously. The varied flavors of India combined with perfect service make this a befitting place for business meetings, family events, and of course special, romantic evenings! A class act indeed!


MOKOTOW BOMBAJ MASALA

Bombaj Masala Mokotow, is the expansion of the success achieved in Warsaw’s center, described on the opposite page. This venue is a consequence of a passion to make accessible the wonders of fine Indian cuisine. The interior here comprises modern architectural elements fused with traditional Indian ideas, supplemented with an open kitchen—dining here means becoming a witness to what’s being prepared for you! The chef here is Virendra Singh from India’s northern reaches in the Himalayas, and his interpretations appear as wondrous delights, fully conveying the cuisine’s power to gastronomically impress. The professionally trained and informed team here is ever happy and willing to guide one’s order as well as to advise on drinks and wine selections that would go well. Open for breakfast as well, business and social dining is always elevated here to a top experience!

BOMBAJ MASALA MOKOTÓW Marynarska 21, Warsaw phone: +48 518 916 474 www.bombajmasala.pl/mokotow/ restauracja@bombajmasala.pl

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LA VIETNAMITA

When La Vietnamita’s owner Minh Ngoc Bui arrived in Poland in 2002, Vietnamese cuisine was as distant as back home! The intense missing of her grandmother, who sold food on the streets of Bac Giang near Hanoi, resulted in the promise to recreate her flavors here in Warsaw. The kitchen’s Head Chef brings his 20-year experience from Hanoi, Saigon, and Da Nang. Today, the largest proportion of guests at La Vietnamita comprise Vietnamese themselves, who know this place to be true and authentic to their own grandmas back in Vietnam! Indeed this place transports one to Hanoi, both with its décor as well as the plethora of wafting aromas. There is no better Pho in town, made here the way it must, cooked right through the night with a mix of subtle spices, pieces of meat, and bones; technique and ingredients both indeed equally important. La Vietnamita-a lovely piece of Vietnam in Warsaw!

LA VIETNAMITA Aleja Jana Pawła II 52/54, Warsaw phone: +48 789 079 909 facebook.com/lavietnamitawarsaw/

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PANSKA 85

The creative force behind Panska 85, Yajia Lin’s dream was always to share with this part of the world what was the best from hers. Panska 85 is the realization of this, with traditional Chinese cuisine combining a modern twist. The kitchen, under chefs trained at restaurants in Beijing and Shanghai, emphasizes an unbending focus on quality, methods, recipes, and on presentation. The menu changes with the seasons, with each dish endowed with nature’s colors, conveying a spectrum of incredible flavors; from the classic Peking Duck, to the fragrant cuisine of Sichuan,or the traditional dishes of Xi’an. Dishes may be paired with wine, or drinks from Panska’s unique cocktail menu inspired by the Chinese zodiac signs. Panska 85 is Indeed a top-spot in Warsaw for hauteChinese cuisine, an adventure of flavors that satisfies with an elevated experience!

PAŃSKA 85 Pańska 85, Warsaw phone: +48 512 671 756 panska85.com

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SAKANA

Located in three venues in Warsaw (Burakowska, Moliera, Przyczółkowa), Sakana first opened its doors seventeen years ago! A culmination of culinary traditions that have evolved over centuries in Japan, Sakana means “fish” and this place is indeed defined by its excellent sushi and sashimi crafted by top masters and their emphasis on the freshest of ingredients. Many who have worked here have gone on to work in Japanese restaurants all over the country, all sought for their pedigreed training in Sakana’s creative environment. Always at the forefront of new trends, Sakana yet keeps faithful to tradition; sushi and sashimi of salmon, tuna, tiger prawns and scallops; traditional Japanese soups; warm dishes; and sublime desserts--all are simply outstanding! And drinks based on Japanese liquors, makes it perfect for social get-togethers and business meetings. Truly top-notch!

SAKANA Burakowska 5/7, Warsaw phone: +48 22 826 05 05 Moliera 4/6, Warsaw phone: +48 22 826 59 58 Street Mall Vis a Vis Przyczółkowa 221, Warsaw visavis@sakana.pl www.sakana.pl

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SILK & SPICY

SILK & SPICY Żurawia 16/20, Warsaw phone: +48 22 629 70 12 www.silkandspicy.pl biuro@silkandspicy.pl Francuska 49, Warsaw phone: +48 660 447 941 francuska@silkandspicy.pl

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Silk & Spicy, located in two locations in the city, on trendy Żurawia Street in the center and on Francuska Street in Saska Kępa, is a class culinary act taking its patrons on a flavorful journey of Japan and Thailand. These unique venues bring these two very popular Asian cuisines under one roof and under the oversight of experienced Sushi Master Thomas Godlewski and Thai Chef Anh Dung Nguyen. The extraordinary richness of flavors and aromas, the aesthetic presentations of the dishes and above all the use of the freshest and most authentic ingredients gives these two places the high reputation that they enjoy Traditional Japanese sushi, in its many forms, can be ordered for the same table as delicious Thai curries! The elegant, cozy interiors, and friendly service, make these the perfect venues for meetings with friends and business colleagues. A journey indeed towards the finest flavors of the Orient!


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POLOT

Located in Warsaw’s leafy neighborhood of Żoliborz, POLOT redefines the typical, staid Polish restaurant with its own colorful broad-brush of youthful energy and modernity. This venue, transformed from of an old car-wash into an inspirational culinary venue, is reflective of its name. The Polish word “polot” implies a wellspring of gusto, and this is what this restaurant possesses much of. This is evident in the modern interpretations within Chef Filip Kosin’s menu, where he amalgamates traditions with new twists to produce his dynamic arrangements. And the restaurant’s interior -- its palette of colors, blends of different furniture, old photographs juxtaposed within new frames-- makes this an apt setting for these new, updated flavors of modern Polish cuisine. With welcoming service, delicious coffee and desserts, fine liqueurs and cocktails, POLOT always bestows a lovely experience!

Chef Filip Kosiń

POLOT Ludwika Rydygiera 9, Warsaw phone: +48 576 22 47 www.restauracjapolot.pl

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POLKA

POLKA Świętojańska 2, Warsaw phone: +48 22 635 35 35 www.warszawa.restauracjapolka.pl

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Famous cuisinière Magda Gessler has brought her interpretation of informal, yet high quality Polish dining in the form of Restaurant Polka. Located in the Old Town it provides an exemplary introduction to what the food of this land should be about. Served in true traditional style, with simply yet elegant cheer, it illustrates this cuisine’s true nature, that in actuality it is a sophisticated intermingling of various European influences. Polka’s emphasis on the use of local, authentic ingredients ensures intense flavors-- items such as the goose liver marinated in mustard, served with buttered apples and onions; the traditional Polish stew ‘bigos’ served in a bread bowl; the pork tenderloin with plum stuffing, drenched with rosemary flavored gravy; and pancakes with cream cheese for dessert, are all outstanding. This is true Polish hospitality indeed at its very best!


THE SPOT RESTAURANT & BAR

THE SPOT, located within the Radisson Collection Hotel, says it all by the simple power of its name—it is indeed “the spot” in the heart of Warsaw offering an exceptional culinary experience. This casual-dining venue offers a dynamic, seasonal menu that pulls the best from Polish and international cuisines, and combines these with the interpretations of the Chef and his team. This mix has yielded something special, very much its own; ideal for business-folks and guests that converge here from all over the globe. The stylish feel of its open space melds perfectly with the sophisticated lounge bar; besides an array of A-list cocktails, there is a wide choice of alcohols, whiskeys, and warm and cold beverages including an outstanding selection of coffees and teas. During the warmer months there is a welcoming outdoor terrace where one can happily prolong evenings late into the night. A true, top spot!

THE SPOT RESTAURANT & BAR Grzybowska 24, Warsaw phone: +48 22 321 88 88 www.radissonhotels.com

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TRYLOGIA STREFA

Trylogia, located within the Radisson Sobieski in central Warsaw, offers a “trilogy” of great food, an elegant ambience, and outstanding service. The mantra here is versatility; an international menu with a global span alongside locally inspired dishes, ideal for those who appreciate variety. Traditional Polish dishes such as the duck breast in gravy, with beetroot, apple, and “kopytka” dumplings maybe prefaced with a goat cheese, nuts, and lettuce salad. Dishes such as the lamb shank in herb sauce, with polenta and grilled vegetables; or the butter- cooked cod, with crayfish bisque, are truly outstanding. There are vegan choices available as well. For dessert, the butterscotch mousse with red currant-rosemary jelly is just divine! An outstanding café and bar with varied alcoholic beverages and cocktails makes Trylogia all the more compelling!

TRYLOGIA RESTAURANT AT THE RADISSON BLU SOBIESKI HOTEL Strefa Restaurant & Bar Plac Zawiszy 1, Warsaw Próżna 9, phone:+48 +48 22 22 255 579 08 10 50 00 phone: www. radissonhotels.com restauracjastrefa.pl

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WUWU BISTRO & VODKA STREFA BAR

WuWu Bistro & Vodka Bar is located in Plac Konesera, Warsaw’s trendy new development in Praga at the site of an old vodka factory. Being dedicated to vodka and being also right next to the Museum of Polish Vodka says much about its veracity on this drinkable topic! Indeed, WuWu is now considered as the sought-after venue where the largest collection of this spirit is served in myriad ways and formulations. And selections of course are recommended so as to be paired well with an outstanding Polish and international menu emanating from the kitchen in an innovative array of items that includes soups, main dishes, and desserts. Managed by Arkadiusz Żochowski, WuWu opens daily from 12 noon until 2 a.m. and entices with an appealing environment, creativity and variety from the bar, great food, live DJ, and of course an attractive crowd that one desires to be in the company of!

WUWU BISTRO Strefa Restaurant & VODKA &BAR Bar Plac Konesera Próżna 9, 1, Warsaw phone: +48 22 355 255 08 30 50 02 www. restauracjastrefa.pl www.wuwu.bar

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CUKIERNIA STARY DOM LA MAISON PATISSERIE & CHOCOLATERIE

photo: Miśko Collective

Stary Dom Patisserie, founded in 2012, derives its reputation from its dedicated team of confectioners whose vision is based on an unbending focus on the use of fresh, seasonal products from reliable suppliers. The combining of tradition with the latest in culinary expertise is Pastry Chef Mariusz Palarczyk’s forte; his goal is to bring to guests, foreign visitors and locals alike, the traditional flavors of homemade Polish pastries, made with real butter, fresh cheese, and homemade preserves.. Each product is kneaded, molded and affectionately decorated by hand, treated as a real work of art, decorated with seasonal fruits and edible flower petals. With soups, sandwiches, salads, and fruit cocktails, the menu is as well comprehensive for casual cafe-style dining. What inspires is the friendly, informed service staff that makes the welcome all the more sweeter!

photo: Miśko Collective

CUKIERNIA STARY DOM Puławska 104, Warsaw phone: +48 22 844 44 43 www.cukierniastarydom.pl

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MIAU GRAU LA MAISON PATISSERIE & CHOCOLATERIE

What sets Klubokawiarnia Miau Grau apart is its unique mix of relaxation therapy and café. The “therapy” comes from the curious kittens (all rescued from the shelter) that are part of the landscape here, quick to befriend guests, happy to be cuddled, in turn imparting a sense of comfort that comes with this simple act. And of course what makes it comprehensively delightful is the outstanding selection of teas, coffee, exquisite desserts, wide-ranging breakfast, bagels and other myriad snacks. There are popular board games on the shelves for guests to play, a reminder that good, old-fashioned ways together are truly more social than the unrelenting glare of social-media on a smartphone! Weekly events are organized, Wednesday is quiz; Friday, board games; and Saturday, happy hour and live music. A new concept in Warsaw, where friendships, loving cats, and a good time, all go together!

MIAU GRAU Kolejowa 49A, Warsaw phone: +48 571 247 227 klubokawiarnia@miaugrau.pl facebook: @miaugrauu instagram: miau_grau

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FIESTA LATINA

Fiesta Latina a new fun-filled venue in the center of Warsaw brings Latin rhythms, music, song and dance, to those who love this genre. This is a celebration of freedom, of movements that flow from the streets, an expression of joy and emotion. The intensity here transports one to the cultures of Latin America, where almost everyone regardless of age or skill enjoys the idea of dance. Fiesta Latina not only recreates the openness, feel, and energy of a street parade, but also provides small intimate settings. The rhythms of Latino dance --salsa, bachata, and merenque --pervade the venue; energetic Latinopop served-up by popular DJs, and livemusic and dancers most definitely raise temperatures! Stylish bartenders, exotic drinks and cocktails especially made with fine rum, inspired by the Caribbean, convey a special holiday mood. There is real pleasure to be had here at Fiesta Latina!

FIESTA LATINA Nowogrodzka 31, Warsaw phone: +48 666 842 868 FB:FiestaLatinaClub

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PANORAMA SKY BAR

The iconic Panorama Sky Bar elevates one to different heights up on the 40th floor of the landmark Marriott Hotel offering its myriad delights—sweeping views of the city, and an escape from the gravity of the world below. This has been the place of choice for meeting with friends, for special romantic evenings, or for conducting big business conversations over heady cocktails which help to “seal the deal”! Well-crafted, infusion based beverages prepared with herbs guarantee uniqueness; cocktails such as ‘Beautiful to See’ is made with citrus Polish vodka, aperitifs Suze Gentiane and Lillet Blanc, raspberries, lemon, egg white, and orange blossom fragrance! Hors d’oeuvres designed to please the most exacting of palates are each prepared so as to maximize the natural flavors of every ingredient; the scallops ceviche, fire treated tuna, or the duck confit are all sublime. Indeed a must visit!

PANORAMA SKY BAR AT MARRIOTT HOTEL Aleje Jerozolimskie 65/79, Warsaw phone: +48 22 630 74 35 www.panoramaskybar.pl

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SEN

SEN has come to be recognized as that place in Warsaw where the idea of salvation assumes a physical realization in a befitting space created by those who have had a higher calling to do so. Open just on Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. SEN’s excellence transcends it just being an evening spot. Its vast ‘heartmade’ interior, with sprawling, high-floor views of the Vistula and of the National Stadium in the distance, invoke a dreamlike feel. The seasonal menu, effective since November, designed by Chef Rafal Pedowski is replete with gastronomic delights. Signature cocktails and inspiring music are the additional pillars to the fabric of heartfelt conversations between like-minded guests that converge here from all over the globe. This is indeed a marvelous venue that has added so much to Warsaw’s social stage! Please note: Parking for guests is free.

SEN FOOD • DRINKS • NIGHTLIFE Wioślarska 6, Warsaw Fridays & Saturdays reservations: phone: +48 883 025 025 reservations@senwarsaw.pl Facebook: facebook.com/SENwarsaw/ Instagram: @sen_warsaw

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DINING OUT OF WARSAW


IN KRAKOW ART

On Krakow’s historical Kanonicza Street is the newly opened Art Restauracja, an inspired name which is a reflection of the well-intentioned philosophy of its owners--”...because cooking is an art and we love this art!” Here is a modern reinvention of Polish, a sophiticated menu created by our Chefs Michal Cienki & Wiktor Kowalski, based on the finest quality of products sourced from local producers, thus remaining true to the changing seasons as well. Creative and innovative culinary techniques, combine with newer methods of preparation to inspire guests who will discover the immense magic that Polish cuisine is capable of. The wine cellar boasts a collection from almost all of the wineproducing world, carefully selected by Art’s sommeliers who take pride in the fact that some of the titles are available just here! Informed and friendly service all add to this impressive addition to Krakow’s culinary scene!

ART RESTAURANT Kanonicza 15, Krakow phone: +48 537 872 193 www.artrestauracja.com

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CARGO GRILL & DELI IN KRAKOW

CARGO GRILL & DELI Dolnych Młynów 10, Krakow phone: +48 12 686 55 22 www.cargokrakow.pl facebook.com/CargoKrakow/

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Located in the center of Krakow, Cargo is a reflection of how wonderful older industrial settings blend with fine culinary. Known for its dry-aged steaks, fresh fish and seafood, Cargo’s wine selection has been recognized as well with the prestigious Wine Spectator award in 2018. The finest cuts of Polish beef are seasoned for at least 21 days to achieve their unique juiciness; while succulent fish and seafood sit fresh on ice and await one’s order! The onsite Deli offers produce from all over the world such as cured meats, cheese, infused olive oils, relishes, and much more; one is indeed tempted to carry these flavors of Cargo home to loved ones or to friends as gifts! And finally, to take the party forward after dining here there is Scena54 (opposite page), the most talked about cocktail-bar in town located conveniently right across the door-such a pleasurable experience indeed!


IN KRAKOW SCENA54

Scena54, a cocktail bar during the week and a club on the weekends, has quickly elevated itself to the very top in a town that boasts its many bars and so much night life. Conveniently located right next-door to Cargo (opposite page), Scena54 is where the party shifts and continues after perhaps an outstanding dinner at Cargo. One’s experience here is just what one wants it to be-- it could range from a lowkey meeting with a friend over a drink, to a casual business meeting, all the all way to full-blown, fun-filled frenzy on the dance floor with other committed party goers! The key which differentiates Scena54 is its aura of silent sophistication that draws in a A+ crowd. With its tremendous spectrum of drinks, cocktails, wines, and scrumptious appetizers. Scena54 always provides for an indelible and memorable outing!

SCENA54 Dolnych Młynów 10, Krakow phone: +48 12 378 37 78 www.scena54.pl facebook.com/Scena54/

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SASSY IN GDANSK

SASSY Chmielna 10, Gdańsk phone: +48 732 340 600 www.besassy.pl FB/sassygdansk

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SASSY Music & Venue defines the idea that every once in a while a place comes along that captivates, that enraptures, and even mystifies with the emotions it creates. Located on the 6th and 7th floors in a new development in Deo Plaza on Wyspa Spichrzów, SASSY is a unique celebration point in the heart of cosmopolitan Gdansk, drawing energy and inspiration from the arts. It stuns with its exceptionally luxurious interiors enhanced with art and design, its mesmerizing views of the Old Town, and its careful selection of music, visual sensations, and experiences. One’s experience here may perhaps be best defined as being multidimensional; a point of convergence where business, culture and entertainment mix as if they were naturally intended for each other. On weekends, SASSY’s energetic music events performed by artists from around the world are not to be missed. Simply gorgeous!


IN GDANSK SLONY SPICHLERZ

If a place qualifies as the culinary heart of the Tri-City area of Gdansk, Sopot, Gdynia, it must surely be Slony Spichlerz! Located on the landmark Granary Island in Gdansk, it offers within its unique interiors a choice of 9 gastronomic venues in one place. This restaurant marketplace is where fine purveyors of excellence showcase their culinary craft. Open early for breakfast until late especially on weekends, the possible journey of flavors here encompasses Mediterranean, Asian, Meats, Polish, Vegetarian/Vegan, as well as other modern, creative food ideas. Restaurants here are BANGKUK by ThaiThai, BŁOGO Cakes & Sweets, CHWILA MOMENT, CZERWONY PIEC, DELIFISH, GWAR Bistro, RAMEN & SUSHI by Mitsuro, SEXY BULL, VEGEMADRE and SALTY BAR. Indeed a popular meeting place, joyous in its feel, to which everyone happily returns to each time with a sense of rediscovery!

SŁONY SPICHLERZ Chmielna 10, Gdańsk phone: +48 732 340 603 www.slonyspichlerz.pl FB/slonyspichlerz

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IN KRAKOW BACHLEDA LUXURY HOTEL

A historic tenement house in the very heart of Krakow has been reincarnated into a 5-star boutique venue,The Bachleda Luxury Hotel! Located close to the town’s two top landmarks, Wawel Castle almost overlooks it and the Main Square is just a short stroll away. Bachleda’s sumptuous, classic interior offers a hint of the Art Deco design that Krakow is known for. 64 well-appointed rooms and suites are indeed exquisite, all done-up with intricate attention to detail. Fine dining at GAVI, the hotel’s international restaurant, imparts true finesse, as does the Opus Lounge Bar where select alcohols from around the world may be sipped in absolute splendor. For rejuvenation, there is a wellness area with a swimming pool and sauna. And corporate or festive events, for up to 40 guests, can be readily organized in the hotel’s conference and banquet facility. An unforgettable stay immersed in true class indeed!

BACHLEDA LUXURY HOTEL KRAKÓW MGALLERY BY SOFITEL Plac Kossaka 6, Krakow phone: +48 12 424 11 00 HB4U7@accor.com www.bachledaluxuryhotel.pl

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Mikołajki Hotel, Mikołajki

The Dobry Hotel Group celebrates its 15th anniversary this year! The group’s portfolio now includes 11 hotels with 500 employees, 728 rooms and over one million guests served. The brand is synonymous with great experience, modernity, and dynamism. Its properties are in cities such as Gdynia, Sopot, Gdańsk, Mikolajki, Poznań, Kraków, Zakopane, and Wroclaw; further hotel and gastronomic projects will be unfolding over the future. It defines the idea of “a wonderful time” with each stay memorable and guests desirous of coming back. Its DNA emphasizes the utmost respect for its guests as well as towards its employees. Indeed, it is this approach that has propelled Dobry Hotel’s stellar growth over the years. The words of the great Hans Christian Andersen resonate well for the group as a guiding mantra--”to travel is to live!” Please visit www.dobryhotel.com for details!

Różany Gaj Hotel, Gdynia

Aquarion Hotel, Zakopane

DOBRY HOTEL GROUP www.dobryhotel.com HOTEL BONUM, GDANSK BEST WESTERN PLUS HOTEL ARKON PARK, GDANSK HOTEL RÓŻANY GAJ, GDYNIA HOTEL UNICUS, KRAKÓW HOTEL UNICUS PALACE, KRAKÓW HOTEL MIKOŁAJKI, MIKOŁAJKI HOTEL ALTUS POZNAŃ OLD TOWN, POZNAN HOTEL SEDAN, SOPOT HOTEL AQUA SOPOT, SOPOT BW PREMIER HOTEL CITY CENTER, WROCLAW HOTEL AQUARION, ZAKOPANE

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GUBAŁOWKA RESIDENCE IN ZAKOPANE

GUBAŁÓWKA RESIDENCE Butorów 6, Kościelisko phone: +48 18 532 5000 recepcja@rezydencjagubalowka.pl www.rezydencjagubalowka.pl

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Gubałówka Residence, located atop Peak Gubałówka, affords its guests thrilling views of the Tatra Mountains. This panorama is aptly reflected in its interior design which resonates with this natural splendor; all of the 64 rooms and suites are a blend of local highland style and modern elegance. A Wellness Zone with a stunning pool, Jacuzzi, and saunas of course, add to the health quotient. Besides the fireplace room and the lobby bar on the lower level, Restaurant Kiyrnicka showcases the menu of Chef Sławomir Saguła; this culinary talent hails from the mountains and his authored menu fuses traditional local flavors with nuanced interpretations. The environment, conducive to work and relaxation, makes for an ideal venue for corporate getaways, or for time with family and friends. An ideal vantage point for biking, skiing and other outdoor activities, this is a magical place indeed!


IN WARSAW H15 BOUTIQUE HOTEL

The 5-star H15 Boutique Hotel, stands within an impressive, historic building in the center of Warsaw; in pre-war times this was the Soviet embassy! Acclaimed by both Michelin as well as Forbes, H15 was named by Trivago as “The Best 5-star Hotel in Poland-2017”. It offers 47 magnificent rooms and apartments, 24-hour room service, gym and spa, conference facilities, limousine service, and bicycle rentals. The hotel’s art gallery, Rabbithole Art Room, exhibits works by artists such as Sam Havadtoy , Richard Horowitz, and Jan Saudek. And the inhouse, Michelin 2019 recommended Signature Restaurant, offers an inspiring international cuisine where one can even try dishes prepared by Polish movie stars, while drinks can be enjoyed in the bar. Cafes, restaurants, and bars abound in the neighborhood, while both the Metro and Central Train Station are just a few minutes away!

H15 BOUTIQUE HOTEL Poznanska 15, Warsaw phone: +48 22 553 87 00 www.h15ab.com

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HOTEL INDIGO KRAKOW OLD TOWN

HOTEL INDIGO KRAKOW-OLD TOWN Ĺšw. Filipa 18, Krakow phone: +48 12 300 30 30 www.ihg.com

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The historical Arts Palace, built in 1836 in the center of Krakow, has been resurrected as the new Hotel Indigo Krakow-Old Town. Here over nearly two centuries legendary Polish artists created their works of art, now seemingly infused in the 56 individually designed rooms with decor inspired by their spirit, harmoniously connected with modern elements, together creating a remarkable ambience. With double rooms and suites furnished in the highest standards, Hotel Indigo Krakow-Old Town offers conference rooms, a lobby bar, and a fine international restaurant, Filipa 18. Located centrally, it is a 5 minute walk to the Main Square, and to the train station; the train puts the airport within 15 minutes reach! Quick access to the best restaurants, theatres, museums, universities, and businesses, as well as the largest shopping center, Galeria Krakowska, makes Hotel Indigo Krakow-Old Town a great place to stay!


HOTEL INDIGO WARSAW NOWY SWIAT

The impressive Hotel Indigo Warsaw is located within a historic residence built in 1903! The address, Smolna 40, has always fascinated with its beauty in the past and now offers stunning interiors that combine history with modernity. It is indeed a relaxing treat for the senses to sit in the lobby and admire its uniqueness. The fashionable street, Nowy Świat almost emanates from here and the sense of this “happening” neighborhood is enhanced multiple-folds when one chooses to reside at the Hotel. Each of its individually furnished accommodations, which range from standard rooms to suites, have signature walls that tell the neighborhood’s story. This is an ideal venue for business meetings as well; the hotel’s fully equipped state-of-the-art conference facilities offer comprehensive settings for both corporate and creative events. A perfect home away from home in Warsaw!

HOTEL INDIGO WARSAW NOWY ŚWIAT Smolna 40, Warsaw phone: +48 22 418 89 00 wwwi.ndigowarsaw.com.pl

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RADISSON COLLECTION HOTEL IN WARSAW

RADISSON COLLECTION HOTEL Grzybowska 24, Warsaw phone: +48 22 321 88 88 www.radissonhotels.com

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The stylish Radisson Collection Hotel has a versatile location, being both in the midst of Warsaw’s business district, as well as steps away from the Old Town and its cultural attractions. The hotel differentiates itself with personalized, warmth-filled hospitality; with over 300 rooms and suites geared perfectly to business-folks and families with their impeccable design, comfort, and amenities. For business, there are 8 large, elegant conference facilities which can be combined to accommodate up to 400 attendees, and smaller spaces as well, ideal for more intimate meetings. A dedicated Meetings & Events staff ensures a unique experience-- for corporate gatherings, intimate social events, or even for unforgettable weddings. A delightful restaurant which celebrates local culinary traditions, and a vibrant lobby bar, complete the Radisson Collection Hotel as the perfect vantage point!


IN WARSAW SIXTYSIX HOTEL

Enjoy The Unexpected! SixtySix Hotel’s motto is indeed a fair aspiration of this Warsaw boutique which offers many a myriad delights. Located on Nowy Świat, once Warsaw’s old Royal Route, and considered today to be the city’s principal street, this was once a tenement house built over a century ago. Today within its restored reincarnation the hotel offers 18 max-comfort rooms; the subtle, artful sophistication delights guests with the combined charm of traditional architecture and modern decor. An outstanding location in the absolute epicenter of Warsaw makes it ideal for those who value art, culture, and history, or for those who simply desire to be in the midst of Nowy Świat’s bustling night-life. With a private room for small corporate or family events, fine dining and excellent drinks at the on-premises Mood Restaurant, or just meeting new friends, SixtySix truly has it all!

SIXTYSIX HOTEL Nowy Świat 66, Warsaw phone: +48 22 826 61 11 hotel@hotelsixtysix.com www.hotelsixtysix.com

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IN WARSAW HOTEL WARSZAWA

When history and an inspiring vision for the future converge, great things emerge and are born. This can surely be said about the newly opened Hotel Warszawa, once the tallest building in the land when it came to be in 1934, known then as The Prudential. A symbol of the Warsaw Uprising, it withstood the onslaught of the Nazis in 1944, yet stands transformed today. Its rebirth borders on the spiritual, the reincarnation of a monument’s soul into a higher form, now as a superluxurious hotel for the world to admire. Vision and labor has melded marble, with bright chromes and warm wood, with original concrete ceilings in harmony with the new, all coming together to create a sense of unique elegance. The emphasis here is on relaxation and renewal; topnotch restaurants, a spa with treatments, a fitness centre, and a pool all make Hotel Warszawa stand taller than the rest!

HOTEL WARSZAWA Plac Powstańców Warszawy 9, Warsaw phone: +48 22 470 03 00 warszawa.hotel.com.pl/hotel-warszawa

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SPIEKNIEJ HAIR & MAKEUP

Julia Kamińska

SPIEKNIEJ Poznańska 38/44, Warsaw phone: +48 690 690 139 spiekniej@gmail.com www.spiekniej.com

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Spiękniej, the hair and makeup salon created by actor Julia Kamińska, alludes to refreshing beauty, the managing of it, and the powerful yet simple mantra that beauty and good attitude go together! This describes both Julia herself as well as her lovely salon with its special nirvanalike feel. Her career has shown her the best in hair care and makeup, and now some of these very top-notch artists have joined forces under her at Spiękniej. Their passion, emphasis on quality, and absolute focus on the individual, transforms each guest into a veritable star! Cheerful service makes hairstyling, make-up, and related services such as a head or face massage feel like entertainment, while coffee, Prosecco, or Champagne add their own charm. This is also a perfect place for events such as bachelorette parties or birthdays, even for kids who are warmly welcomed here by all. Surely, this is Warsaw’s hair and beauty salon of choice!


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AMBROZIAK CLINIC DERMATOLOGY

AMBROZIAK CLINIC DERMATOLOGY Kosiarzy 9A, Warsaw phone: + 48 22 111 50 05 phone: + 48 726 101 000 www.klinikaambroziak.pl recepcja@klinikaambroziak.pl

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SENSUS ARRIVES IN POLAND - ONLY AT AMBROZIAK CLINIC! SENSUS surface radiotherapy in the treatment of skin cancers and keloids. Surface radiotherapy, or Superficial Radiation Therapy (SRT), is low-energy radiation therapy that reaches deep into the skin and which is safe, effective, and painless. Attractive for cosmetic reasons, it is used for patients with contraindications against surgery due to varied reasons such as diabetes, heart disease, or non-melanoma skin cancers. It destroys keloid forming cells through a recommended a series of treatments which are dependant in type on the location of the keloid. The possibility of the complete permanent removal of the keloid with 95% efficiency on average results with a treatment cycle that just lasts a total of 4 days, including 3 days of SRT irradiation. This method has been approved by the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


AMBROZIAK CLINIC AND HOSPITAL

“Beauty all year round” is the motto of Ambroziak Clinic and Hospital created by Joanna and Dr. Marcin Ambroziak. This is a setting where top experience comes together with a range of procedures including aesthetic dermatology, plastic surgery, phlebology, vascular surgery, gynecology, urology, andrology, laryngology, orthopaedics, physiotherapy, nutrition and cosmetology. Non-invasive hair transplants for women and men. Technology is appropriately used; 3D imagery, for example, foresees the results prior to surgery! Laser procedures especially ULTRAFORMER III, PELLEVE, ICOONE are used in lieu of surgery to get amazing long-term results. The entire team constantly improves its skills by participating in training sessions around the world. Affiliated with the Polish Association of Dermatology, the Association of Aesthetic Dermatologists, ESCAD, and the European Society for Dermatological Research, the focus here is total patient satisfaction and safety.

AMBROZIAK CLINIC al. Gen. W. Sikorskiego 13, Warsaw AMBROZIAK HOSPITAL Młynarska 2A, Piaseczno phone: + 48 22 111 50 05 phone: + 48 726 101 000 www.klinikaambroziak.pl recepcja@klinikaambroziak.pl

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ELEKTORALNA DENTAL CLINIC

ELEKTORALNA DENTAL CLINIC Elektoralna 28, Warsaw phone: +48 22 620 21 40 phone: +48 600 239 539 recepcja@elektoralna.pl www.elektoralna.pl

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Elektoralna Dental Clinic, founded by Dr. Dşuliette Kiworkowa a leader in dentistry over many years, provides a wide range of dental services with an ably qualified team assisted by state-of-the-art technology. Comprehensive treatments are based on precise diagnoses created on the basis of computer tomography, diagnostic models, and digital photography with expert consultations in the specific fields of dentistry. A holistic approach enables satisfactory and lasting results. A wide variety of treatments and procedures ranging from the ordinary to the very complex, with surgical procedures even requiring anesthesia performed here. Specially qualified pedodontists make the clinic the top spot for parents who have dental worries about their children! Indeed a warm, stress-free atmosphere, for the most personal of our problems—this is a place that brings forth beautiful smiles!


DENTAL CLINIC VILLA NOVA

Located in Warsaw’s elegant enclave of Wilanów, one of the foremost dental clinics, Villa Nova offers unsurpassed care by its team of experienced specialists. It is in a special category very much its own with its use of top-of-the-line technology, therapeutics, and diagnostics which help remedy the most difficult dental situations. Within a clinic space which could very well be mistaken for a spa, the maxim of conservative dentistry is applied; what comes foremost is the prevention and treatment to preserve what one has to the maximum possible extent. The specialization of Villa Nova of course is aesthetic dentistry, indicated by the fact that many top celebrities are regulars here. Services include dental surgery, implantology, prosthetics, endodontics, orthodontics, children’s dentistry, prevention, periodontics, and radiology. A very special place indeed!

dr n. med. Emma Kiworkowa

VILLA NOVA DENTAL CLINIC Przyczółkowa 219, Warsaw (retail park vis-à-vis “Wilanów”) phone: +48 22 651 66 22 phone: +48 602 507 707 www.villanova.pl

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FIND - DESIGN

Interior designers Magdalena GrosiakCzerkas and Małgorzata Pelszyk inspirational vision encompasses Function, Individuality, Needs, and Dreams. The first letters of these four ideals led them to the name FIND DESIGN. Their BOUTIQUE+STUDIO in Warsaw’s Powisle neighborhood is truly a recognized name in this field. The BOUTIQUE offers varied, stylish furniture, lighting, and interior accessories from brands and manufacturers known for their quality, functionality, and outstanding design. The STUDIO, created in 2008, makes the innermost expressions of clients come true. With exacting focus on a client’s specific ideal, the professional advice and creativity contribute to unique solutions for each customer’s most private environment. The result always is an ergonomic vision that is first transferred into design, and then transposed into the home or office as a new, wonderful reality!

FIND-DESIGN Rozbrat 20, Warsaw phone: +48 22 618 17 37 mobile: +48 504 329 139 +48 502 496 288 BIURO@FIND-DESIGN.PL www.find-design.pl

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VITKAC

VITKAC, located in the heart of the city is Warsaw’s only luxury department store offering high-end fashion brands, perfumes, a hair and beauty salon, home concepts, decor, as well as top class eateries which include a restaurant, a bar, and delicatessen. The location on Bracka Street is historically significant: during the interwar period this is where the Warsaw elite shopped for luxury goods from designers from all over the world! Many top European luxury brands now available here are otherwise not to be found elsewhere in Poland; names such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, YSL, Céline, Armani, Alexander McQueen, Givenchy, Brioni, to name a few amongst the many more! The home concept offers products from Missoni Home, Fendi Home, Manooi and Barovier & Toso. The refined food halls and restaurant which complete this department store have surely lifted Warsaw’s luxury profile!

VITKAC Bracka 9, Warsaw phone: +48 22 310 73 73 www.vitkac.com

TOP SHOPSTOP & DESIGN SHOP

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BRITISH PRIMARY SCHOOL OF WILANOW

Accepting applications for Nursery to Year 9 bsw.com.pl +48 221 110 062

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ul. Hlonda 12, Warsaw admissions@bswilanow.org


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EMBASSY INTERNATIONAL IN KRAKOW International education based on British standards

Embassy International School Exclusive educational experience in central Krakรณw for the international and local community of all ages, from 3 to 19, from Nursery (Early Years) to the end of high school exams (A levels)

Embassy International School, ul. E. Biernackiego 10, Krakรณw, tel. +48 786 947 320

www.embassyschool.pl

A- levels

Interna onal Examina ons

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WARSAW MONTESSORI FAMILY

Warsaw Montessori Family accepting applications for all our locations and programs:

Infant &Toddler Montessori School: age 12 months – 2,5 years, Casa dei Bambini: age 2,5-6 years Contact Kinga: 692 099 134, office@warsawmontessori.edu.pl Elementary: age 6-10 years Contact Sylvia: 606 276 112, sylvia@warsawmontessori.edu.pl Warsaw Montessori Middle School: age 10-15 years Contact Szymon: 604 137 826, middleschool@warsawmotessori.edu.pl Warsaw Montessori High School: age 15-18 years Contact Ewa: 787 095 835, highschool@warsawmontessori.edu.pl Warsaw: Tatrzańska 5A, Badowska 19, Szwoleżerów 4, Pytlasińskiego 13A; Izabelin-Hornówek: Szkolna 16

www.wmf.edu.pl

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INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN SCHOOL


INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN SCHOOL

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MONNET INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

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MONNET INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL - since 2003 IB WORLD Located in Mokotรณw, the Monnet is the first school in Poland and still the only in Warsaw that implements the International Baccalaureate Programme from kindergarten level all the way through to secondary school. Jean Monnet Private High School No 32 was founded in 1992. In 2003 it obtained the IBO Diploma Programme certificate. In 2011 Private Middle School No 33, founded in 2000, obtained the IBO Middle Years Programme certificate. International Paddington Bear Kindergarten was founded in 1986. In 2010 it obtained the IBO Primary Years School Programme certificate and became the first IB kindergarten in Poland.

00-762 Warsaw, ul. Belwederska 6a; 00-739 Warsaw,

www.maturamiedzynarodowa.pl


MONNET INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

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a better world SCHOOL No 01483 – FROM NURSERY TO HIGH SCHOOL

Jean Monnet Private Primary School was founded in 2012 and from the beginning has been implementing the Primary Years Programme of the IBO and since 2016 - the Middle Years Programme of the IBO. Monnet International School's fully-qualified teachers are committed to delivering only the highest standards of education. www.maturamiedzynarodowa.pl, 48 22 852 06 08, 48 22 841 29 91, liceum@monnetinternationalschool.pl; sppyp@monnetinternationalschool.pl; spmyp@monnetinternationalschool.pl, przedszkole@monnetinternationalschool.pl.

ul. Stępińska 13;

00-740 Warsaw, ul. Górska 7.

www.maturamiedzynarodowa.pl

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BOMBAJ MASALA, new concept Indian at CENTRUM PRASKIE KONESER

Mumbai street food and Indian Tapas Tandoori specialties and classic curries

Typical Indian breakfast served each day: 9 a.m. - 12 a.m. Weekend Brunch: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Perfect place for family parties and corporate get-togethers!

Centrum Praskie Koneser, Zabkowska 29, Warsaw phone: +48 515 746 464, +48 22 210 42 03


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House of Fashion KLIF UL. OKOPOWA 58/72, 01-042 WARSZAWA / WWW.KLIF.PL

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